South Dakota State women's basketball team lost to Utah in the NCAA Tournament, ending their season with a 27-6 record after a valiant comeback effort led by Tori Nelson and Brooklyn Meyer.

The Big Picture

The Jackrabbits fought back from a 20-point deficit to make it a close game but ultimately fell short against Utah in the first round of the tournament.

By the Numbers
  • Paige Meyer scored 12 points, reaching a career milestone of 1,000 points for SDSU.
  • South Dakota State shot 33% from the field and made 3 of 12 three-point attempts.
  • Utah's Alissa Pili led with 26 points, while Kennady McQueen contributed 17 points and 6 assists.
  • SDSU had its 21-game win streak, the second-longest in program history, snapped in this game.
  • South Dakota State holds a 5-12 all-time record in the NCAA Tournament.
State of Play
  • SDSU concluded the season with a 27-6 record.
  • The team's comeback effort from a 20-point deficit showcased their resilience and determination.
Bottom Line

South Dakota State's women's basketball team put up a strong fight but was unable to overcome Utah in the NCAA Tournament, ending their season on a high note despite the loss.